Asperspinidae

Family: Asperspinidae  Rankin, 1979

Asperspina loricata @ Mesa do Con, Ría de Arousa, 05.05.1981 by Victoriano Urgorri
Taxonomy
Class: Gastropoda Cuvier, 1795
Subclass: Heterobranchia J.E. Gray, 1840
Infraclass: Opisthobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848
Order: Acochlidiacea Odhner, 1937
Clade: Microhedylacea
Family: Asperspinidae Rankin, 1979

Features
Asperspinidae has been listed as a synonym of the family Parhedylidae in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005). Schrödl & Neusser (2010) concluded the family Asperspinidae held a single genus Asperspina.

The family Minicheviellidae is a junior synonym of Asperspinidae.

  • Family Asperspinidae Rankin, 1979
    • Genus Asperspina Rankin, 1979

So far no Asperspinidae has been cited in the Catalan coast, because of the lack of studies of the interstitial medium directed towards this group.

Species

Asperspina loricata @ Mesa do Con, Ría de Arousa, 05.05.1981 by V. Urgorri

Asperspina loricata

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Asperspinidae" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 27/11/2015, Accessed: 23/04/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/D4ih9)

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